#39, Center, Philadelphia 76ers
|Born:||December 8, 1985|
|NBA Draft:||2004, 1 pick|
At the 2008 NBA All-Star Game, the then 22-year-old Dwight Howard literally flew to victory in the Dunk Contest. Wearing a Superman costume, he jumped off just behind the free-throw line, caught the ball in the air and sank it into the basket with a crashing dunk.
7 times participated in the NBA All-Star Match (2007-2013), Best Defensive Player of the NBA (2009-2011). The leader of the NBA regular selection championship (2008-2010, 2012-2013). In August 2019, Howard won a $2.6 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers and returned to his former team.
He won his first NBA championship with the Lakers in 2020.